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Meeting Name: Baltimore City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/8/2021 5:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Webex Meeting: Phone: +1-408-418-9388, Access Code: 179 888 3097, Password: Baltimore, Link: https://bmore.webex.com/bmore/onstage/g.php?MTID=ed5d07882cf514242f51bd734de431466
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Journal 3-8-21 Journal 3-8-21  
Attachments: Section A - Ceremonials, Bill Status 3-8-21
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21-0017 0 Study and Report - City Employee Parking BenefitsOrdinanceStudy and Report - City Employee Parking Benefits For the purpose of requiring that the Department of Human Resources and the Department of Finance submit a report to the Mayor and City Council evaluating certain matters related to providing parking and commuter benefits to City employees; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
21-0018 0 Study and Report - Towing Dispatch SystemsOrdinanceStudy and Report - Towing Dispatch Systems For the purpose of requiring that Baltimore City Information and Technology, in consultation with certain other agencies, submit a report to the Mayor and City Council evaluating methods and systems of dispatching towing vehicles within Baltimore City; and providing for a special effective date.   Action details Not available
21-0047 0 Charter Amendment - Dante Barksdale Career Technology Apprenticeship FundOrdinanceCharter Amendment - Dante Barksdale Career Technology Apprenticeship Fund For the purpose of establishing a continuing, non-lapsing Dante Barksdale Career Technology Education Fund, to be used exclusively to supplement pre-apprenticeship programs and other workforce development programs; requiring a minimum monthly appropriation to this Fund; authorizing the Mayor and City Council, by ordinance, to provide for the oversight, governance, and administration of this Fund; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the City for adoption or rejection.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0048 0 Construction Projects - Project Labor AgreementsOrdinanceConstruction Projects - Project Labor Agreements For the purpose of requiring project labor agreements for certain construction projects in Baltimore City; providing for the content of those agreements; permitting the Director of Finance to waive the project labor agreement requirement under certain circumstances; allowing for rules and regulations; and defining certain term.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0049 0 Prohibited Disposals - Fines and Reporting (The Neighbors Against Predatory Dumping Act)OrdinanceProhibited Disposals - Fines and Reporting (The Neighbors Against Predatory Dumping Act) For the purpose of modifying the applicable environmental control citation and civil citation fines for violating Title 7, Subtitle 6 of the Baltimore City Health Code; and requiring that the Health Commissioner submit an annual report detailing certain information regarding the City’s prohibited disposal laws.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0026R 0 Investigative Hearing - COVID-19 and Small Business Re-OpeningsCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - COVID-19 and Small Business Re-Openings For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Baltimore Development Corporation to brief the City Council on their efforts to support small businesses and economic development in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0027R 0 Informational Hearing - Illegal DumpingCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Illegal Dumping For the purpose of inviting the Acting Director of the Department of Public Works and the Acting Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development, as well as representatives from the Law Department, the Health Department, and the Baltimore Police Department to explain how their agencies assist in solving the problem of illegal dumping in the City.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0028R 0 Informational Hearing - Baltimore’s Plan for our Neighbors Experiencing Homelessness and Residing in Hotels during the PandemicCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Baltimore’s Plan for our Neighbors Experiencing Homelessness and Residing in Hotels during the Pandemic For the purpose of inviting the Acting Director of the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services, the Director of the Mayor’s Office of Children and Family Success, the City Administrator, the Acting Commissioner of the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the advocacy groups Housing Our Neighbors and Homeless Persons Representation Project to brief and advise the City Council as to: the overall outcomes for neighbors experiencing homelessness who were able to reside in the hotels; what is next for them; assistance for those experiencing homelessness in encampments during the crisis; and the availability of programs to access housing.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0029R 0 Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1801 East North AvenueCity Council ResolutionApproval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1801 East North Avenue For the purpose of providing the required approval under Md. Code Ann., Alc. Bev. § 12-902.1(d)(1) to allow the license holder holding a valid Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License issued for use at 1801 East North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21213 to apply to the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City to exchange their Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License for a Class A-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0030R 0 Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1232 North Caroline StreetCity Council ResolutionApproval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1232 North Caroline Street For the purpose of providing the required approval under Md. Code Ann., Alc. Bev. § 12-902.1(d)(1) to allow the license holder holding a valid Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License issued for use at 1232 North Caroline Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21213 to apply to the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City to exchange their Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License for a Class A-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0031R 0 Approval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1041 Greenmount AvenueCity Council ResolutionApproval for the Exchange of a Class B-D-7 License to a Class A-7 License - 1041 Greenmount Avenue For the purpose of providing the required approval under Md. Code Ann., Alc. Bev. § 12-902.1(d)(1) to allow the license holder holding a valid Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License issued for use at 1041 Greenmount Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 to apply to the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City to exchange their Class B-D-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License for a Class A-7 Beer, Wine, and Liquor License.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0032R 0 Informational Hearing - Studying the Feasibility of a Small Hauler Incentive ProgramCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Studying the Feasibility of a Small Hauler Incentive Program For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Department of Finance, Department of Public Works, and the Department of Health to discuss the feasibility of enacting a small hauler incentive program to better offset illegal dumping and litter in our communities.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0033R 0 Investigative Hearing - Women in Public Safety: Leveling the Playing FieldCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Women in Public Safety: Leveling the Playing Field For the purpose of requesting that the Chief of the Baltimore City Fire Department, the Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department, and the Director of the Department of Human Resources come before the Baltimore City Council to provide information about their agencies’ strategy to recruit, retain, mentor, and promote more women.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0034R 0 Informational Hearing - Baltimore City Broadband ExpansionCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Baltimore City Broadband Expansion For the purpose of inviting the Baltimore City Department of Finance, the Comptroller, Baltimore City Information Technology, the Law Department, the Department of Transportation, and other relevant parties to discuss and present multiple options for broadband and high-speed data access within the City of Baltimore; discussing the City’s powers or limitations regarding broadband expansion with regard to State law as well as City contracts and franchises already in place and the possibility of creating a municipal broadband utility to assist citizens in their accessibility to broadband; discussing possible policy or legislative reforms, and any other relevant information of interest to the Baltimore City Council in order to bring Baltimore City's broadband infrastructure and technology into the 21st Century.Assigned  Action details Not available
21-0005 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 810 Argonne DriveOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Conversion of a Single-Family Dwelling Unit to 2 Dwelling Units in the R-7 Zoning District - Variances - 810 Argonne Drive For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the conversion of a single-family dwelling unit to 2 dwelling units in the R-7 Zoning District on the property known as 810 Argonne Drive (Block 3913C, Lot 021), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; providing for a special effective date; and granting variances from certain bulk regulations (lot area size), gross floor area per unit type, and off-street parking requirements.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0006 0 Rezoning - 407 Benninghaus RoadOrdinanceRezoning - 407 Benninghaus Road For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 407 Benninghaus Road (Block 5014C, Lot 004A), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the R-3 Zoning District to the OR-1 Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0010 0 Rezoning - 2087 Druid Park DriveOrdinanceRezoning - 2087 Druid Park Drive For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2087 Druid Park Drive (Block 3390B, Lot 036), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the IMU-1 Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0011 0 Rezoning - 2426 Pennsylvania AvenueOrdinanceRezoning - 2426 Pennsylvania Avenue For the purpose of changing the zoning for the property known as 2426 Pennsylvania Avenue (Block 0294, Lot 014), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the OR-1/R-MU Zoning District to the C-1-E Zoning District.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0013 0 Rezoning - 4015 Foster Avenue, 4000 Hudson Street, and 801 South Haven StreetOrdinanceRezoning - 4015 Foster Avenue, 4000 Hudson Street, and 801 South Haven Street For the purpose of changing the zoning for the properties known as 4015 Foster Avenue (Block 6447 Lot 021) and 4000 Hudson Street (Block 6457, Lot 018), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat, from the I-1 Zoning District to the IMU-2 Zoning District; and changing the zoning for the property known as 801 South Haven Street (Block 6458, Lot 003), from the I-2 Zoning District to the IMU-2 Zoning District, as outlined in blue on the accompanying plat.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0015 0 Zoning - Conditional Use Parking Lots - 115 and 118 Mount Clare StreetOrdinanceZoning - Conditional Use Parking Lots - 115 and 118 Mount Clare Street For the purpose of permitting, subject to certain conditions, the establishment, maintenance, and operation of parking lots on the properties known as 115 Mount Clare Street (Block 0251, Lot 068) and 118 Mount Clare Street (Block 0251, Lot 072), as outlined in red on the accompanying plat; and providing for a special effective date.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
21-0002R 0 Investigative Hearing - Inland Flood MitigationCity Council ResolutionInvestigative Hearing - Inland Flood Mitigation For the purpose of inviting the Acting Director of the Office of Emergency Management, the Acting Director of the Department of Public Works, the Director of the Department of Planning, the Director of the Office of Sustainability, and other representatives of these agencies to provide an update on efforts to mitigate and prevent inland flooding, which is not covered by the recently passed Nuisance Flood Plan.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-0010R 0 Informational Hearing - Getting on the Same Page: Clarifying 311 Services’ Approach to Resolving RequestsCity Council ResolutionInformational Hearing - Getting on the Same Page: Clarifying 311 Services’ Approach to Resolving Requests For the purpose of inviting representatives from 311 Services, the Department of Public Works, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Office of the City Administrator, the Baltimore Development Corporation, BGE, and the Mayor’s Office of Performance and Innovation to appear before the City Council to discuss how to improve the status classifications within the 311 to make them better understandable, more transparent, and more reliable for the citizens of Baltimore.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-0024 0 Minority and Women’s Business Utilization - EmergenciesOrdinanceMinority and Women’s Business Utilization - Emergencies For the purpose of clarifying the City’s minority business and women’s business contract utilization requirements for certain emergency procurements; requiring that, after an emergency procurement, the agency submit a report to the Board of Estimates and the Minority and Women’s Business Opportunity Office; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to greater transparency and utilization of minority and women’s business in City emergency contracting.3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Not available
EA21-0026 0 James L. SheaExecutive NominationJames L. Shea City Solicitor - Law Department - District 1Confirmed  Action details Not available
21-0032 0 Salary - Director of Public WorksOrdinanceSalary - Director of Public Works For the purpose of establishing the salary of the Director of Public Works; and providing for a special effective date.Advanced to 3rd Reader on same day  Action details Not available
21-0032 0 Salary - Director of Public WorksOrdinanceSalary - Director of Public Works For the purpose of establishing the salary of the Director of Public Works; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
21-0003 0 Baltimore City Workgroup on Nuisance Parking and Auto BusinessesOrdinanceBaltimore City Workgroup on Nuisance Parking and Auto Businesses For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Workgroup on Nuisance Parking and Auto Businesses; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study certain matters related to the illegal storage of motor vehicles in public rights-of-way by motor vehicle repair establishments and motor vehicle dealerships and make certain recommendations; requiring the Workgroup to report its findings and recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on or before a certain date; providing for a special effective date; providing for the termination of this Ordinance; and generally relating to the illegal practice of using the public right-of-way as surplus private motor vehicle storage.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
21-0008 0 City Property - Naming the Playground in Northwest Park, Located at 2027 West Rogers Avenue, to be the Rikki Spector PlaygroundOrdinanceCity Property - Naming the Playground in Northwest Park, Located at 2027 West Rogers Avenue, to be the Rikki Spector Playground For the purpose of naming the playground in Northwest Park, located at 2027 West Rogers Avenue and approximately 100 feet from the street, to be the Rikki Spector Playground.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available
21-0014 0 Baltimore City Fire Department - Reporting RequirementsOrdinanceBaltimore City Fire Department - Reporting Requirements For the purpose of requiring the Fire Chief of the Baltimore City Fire Department to report annually certain information to the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore; requiring the report to be made available on the Department’s website; and providing for a special effective date.Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Not available